THE PRESIDENCY: Blast from Tullahoma

During the eight weeks of the MacArthur hearing, the President had generally maintained a heavy-breathing silence, broken only by a few acid press-conference comments. But by the time he flew off to Tullahoma, Tenn. (pop. 7,521) this week to dedicate the Air Force's new 34,000-acre Arnold Engineering Development Center,* the hearing was sputtering to a close. Harry Truman took the opportunity of letting his critics know what he thought of them. Burden of his speech: everything the Administration has done in Asia was just exactly right; people who disagree are at least misguided, and those that aren't are just...

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